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Dr Elizabeth Robar

Junior Research Fellow in Semitic Languages

Contact Details:

Qualifications:

M.A. Old Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2004

M.A. New Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2005

Ph.D. (candidate), University of Cambridge 2012

Memberships:

UK Semitic Linguistics Group

Society of Biblical Literature

National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Research Interests:

Semitic Philology and Linguistics, esp. Biblical Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew literary studies and discourse analysis

Grammar-driven Biblical Exegesis

(Koine) Greek Linguistics



Academic Publications:

• ‘Nunation’. In Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, ed. Geoffrey Khan. Leiden, Brill. In press.

• ‘Wayyiqtol: An Unlikely Preterite’. Journal of Semitic Studies. In press.

• ‘Grounding (Foreground/Background)’. In Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, ed. Geoffrey Khan. Leiden, Brill. In press.

• ‘The Hexapla Project: Traditional Scholarship Meets Modern Technology’. Pages 91-108 in Computer Assisted Research on the Bible in the 21st Century. Eds. Luis Vegas Montaner, et al. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2010.